McKendree University Ranks in Top 20 Online Bachelor's in Psychology

(LEBANON, Ill., February 5, 2018) McKendree University has been ranked among the top 20 online bachelor’s degree programs in psychology by Online Psychology Degree Guide. This ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator database.

Eligible schools offered at least one online bachelor’s degree program in psychology, had an average annual tuition rate of $30,000 or less, and maintained a six-year graduation rate of at least 50 percent. The top 30 schools were selected and ranked based on average tuition rate, graduation rate, coursework comprehensiveness, and hands-on training. McKendree ranked 20th.

“Our online programs at McKendree University combine academic excellence with the high level of flexibility necessary for working adults to pursue an advanced degree,” said Dr. Melissa Meeker, dean of the online program. “We are proud to be recognized for the quality and affordability of our online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.”

Whether students are interested in industrial or organizational psychology, child development, or want to work in a mental health clinic or a classroom, McKendree University has them covered. The university’s accredited online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology gives busy adults the flexibility they need to study on their own time and prepare for the career they want. To give students the best possible advantage in the job market, the degree focuses on skill development over content memorization. That means they will learn how to think critically, express themselves clearly, interpret others’ behavior, and maintain self-awareness in a professional setting.

Online Psychology Degree Guide provides high quality, well-researched information about careers and resources in the field of psychology. The site provides information about several different types of psychology degrees available for online study, including a description of each degree, specific schools that offer the degree, and possible career choices for individuals earning an online psychology degree. The site addresses relevant topics, answers frequently asked questions, and offers tips and information related to psychology degrees and programs.